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Why is the RESP an Out-dated Option for My Child’s Future?

This is a continuing blog in the series Millennial Parents’ Guide to Financial Planning for Children. My father always told me: “If you’re going to spend your time thinking, you might as well spend it thinking big.” While I am President of insuranceforchildren, I still advise and manage investments of two-dozen successful clients whom I…

How Grandparents Can Help Pay for the Rising Costs of Education

Millennial Parents’ Guide to Financial Planning for Children: By Michael Lampel I’ve spoken with many grandparents who are looking to help save for their grandchildren’s education. After all, education is expensive and this is only going to continue to be the case. By the year 2031, the cost of education is expected to rise to…

Should I Save For My Child’s Education Or For Her First Home?

In Our Continuing Series Of Millennial Parents’ Guide to Financial Planning For Children By Michael Lampel I recently went to an open house with my wife to look at what $1 million would buy today. What I saw made me seriously concerned about our daughter’s future. A four-bedroom house with two bathrooms in Markham was…

Canada Child Benefit: 21st Century benefit for 21st Century children

How Canada Child Benefit Will Pay Dividends For My Daughter’s Entire Life. Millennial Parents’ Guide to Financial Planning by Michael Lampel I’d like to begin by thanking our Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for thinking outside the box for ways to help our children succeed in the 21st century. Rather than continue rehashing 20th century government…

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